TRINITY, Fla. — A 10-year old child was flown to the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a truck Thursday night in Trinity.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 61-year old man from Port Richey was driving northbound on Starkey Boulevard approaching Town Avenue when he hit the child, who was walking in a marked crosswalk.

Investigators said the man failed to yield, and charges are pending.

The child's name was not released.

Stay with 10News for further details on this developing story. 

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